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Activate Nessus BYOL Scanner Linked to Tenable.io

To activate the Nessus BYOL Scanner linked to and managed by Tenable.io:

  1. Navigate to the Nessus UI on Port 8834, for example, https://<NessusBYOL-IP>:8834.

    The Welcome to Nessus page appears.

  2. Select Managed Scanner.

  3. Click Continue.

    The Managed Scanner page appears.

  4. From the Managed by drop-down box, select Tenable.io.
  5. In the Linking Key box, paste the linking key copied in the Obtain Tenable.io Linking Key section.
  6. Click Continue.

    Tenable.io begins managing Nessus and plugins begin downloading. For more information, see the Nessus User Guide.

To confirm the Nessus BYOL Scanner in Tenable.io:

  1. Log in to Tenable.io.
  2. In the top menu bar, click Scans.
  3. In the left-hand menu, click Scanners.

    The Scanners page appears. Confirm the BYOL Scanner appears in the Linked Scanners list.

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